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Monitoring program names:
Laurel Acres Club

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):



Contact Information
Name:E.M. BlumenthalStreet:265 S. College St.
City: CarlisleState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:17013-Phone: 717 948-3950
Email:blumenthal@pader.govWeb site1:http://
Fax: 717 948-3950Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):8
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1994

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
X DonationsX Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Laurel Acres Club monitors a segment of Laurel Run east of Tuscarora State Forest. We monitor for land use, habitat and riparian flora quality, general water quality, and trout fishery potential.

Environments monitored:
Groundwater, Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Birds, Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
EnforcementOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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